December 2, 2012

Why Rice Is Wrong for Secretary of State

Trudy Rubin, Philadelphia Inquirer

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Obama, who has kept foreign-policy decisions close during his first term, will need to delegate more as he focuses on fixing domestic problems. The foreign-policy challenges the country faces will be huge. He needs someone with the broad global experience of Clinton, not someone learning on the job. The president shouldn't let the Republican critique of Rice box him in to the wrong choice. And Republicans would do better to button their lips.

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TAGGED: Republican Party, Benghazi, Libya, Barack Obama, Secretary of State, United States, Susan Rice

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